Mary J. Blige never left, but her album The Breakthrough felt like a comeback, and she was rightfully honored at the 2007 Grammy Awards, where she performed the winning “Be Without You.”
A pregnant M.I.A. joined T.I., Lil’ Wayne, Jay-Z, and Kanye West for “Swagga Like Us” which sampled her tune “Paper Planes”.
For the 2013 Grammy Awards, a tribute to Bob Marley was performed with Bruno Mars, Sting, Rihanna, and his sons Ziggy and Damian Marley. It was exuberant and no one watching couldn;t help but start jamming to.
Tayor Swift performed an autobiographic tale of a breakup and delivered one of her best performances at any award show. Here’s “All To Well” from the 2014 Grammy Awards.